Translation of pave in Spanish:

pave

Pronunciation: /peɪv/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (with concrete) pavimentar; (with flagstones) enlosar; (with stones) empedrar*, adoquinar; (with bricks) enladrillar they thought the streets were paved with gold there creían que allí ataban a los perros con longanizas [humorous/humorístico], creían que aquello era Jauja [colloquial/familiar] to pave the way for sth allanar or preparar el terreno para algo
    More example sentences
    • The street in front of her was paved in glossy grey stones, curving up into a bridge that spanned the width of a river.
    • Once of the first things I did was pave the front with concrete.
    • They thought our streets were paved with gold, said one of their lawyers.

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